Events

Whiskey/Bourbon Dinner at the Water Street Grille and Riverwalk Restaurant

Thursday, March 30, 2017 (6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

Water Street Grille & Riverwalk Restaurant, 323 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Join Water Street Grille and Riverwalk Restaurant for a Heaven Hill Distilleries American Whiskey Collection dinner.  This Art & Soul of American Whiskey event will talk about the history and process of making whiskey/bourbon while you enjoy a four course meal pairing prepared by Executive Chef Brian Hines and his culinary team.   $  757.369.5644   Flyer

3/30/2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Grand Opening of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

March 23 thru April 4, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Celebrate the opening of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, featuring an introductory film, timeline, immersive exhibition galleries and living-history experiences that show the epic scale of the Revolution and the richness and complexity of the country’s Revolutionary heritage. Over the course of the 13-day celebration, each day will highlight one of America’s 13 original states. Virginia Day on April 1 will feature a dedication ceremony.  $ 888.593.4682  Flyer

4/4/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Victory at Yorktown 10K & 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, April 15, 2017 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

Riverwalk Waterfront, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The third annual YMCA Victory at Yorktown 10K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk features a historical and scenic race that begins at Riverwalk Landing on the Yorktown Waterfront. Race participants will proceed by Cornwallis’ Cave, the Yorktown Victory Monument, through Yorktown Battlefield, past Surrender Field, down Surrender Road and return to the Yorktown Waterfront where family-fun post-race activities will begin.  Register today.  $  For mor details call 757.342.5338 or 757.254.6599.  

4/15/2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sister Cities French Market

Saturday, April 22, 2017 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

The sixth annual authentic French Market features all of your favorite French products and celebrates the spirit of the Saturday market in Port-Vendres France, Yorktown’s sister city since 1990.  Traditional market products such as fresh-baked bread, pastries, chocolates, soaps, wine, along with other fresh food items will be available for purchase.  Free.  More details at 757.877.2933 or  Sister Cities website

4/22/2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Pirates Invade Yorktown

Saturday & Sunday, April 29 & 30, 2017 (10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Pirates, representing seafaring life in the late 17th and 18th-centuries, invade Yorktown. Visit the encampment, watch the cannon firing demonstrations, and sing with pirates. Riverwalk Landing and Watermen's Museum. Free. 757.890.3500. Flyer

 

4/30/2017 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival

Saturday, May 6, 2017 (12:00 - 6:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA (map)

Join us for Yorktown’s forth annual Blues, Brews & BBQ, a festival on the river. Enjoy down-home blues musicians, incredible microbrews, amazing BBQ and other gourmet foods for purchase.  $30 in advance and $35 at the door.  More details at 757.877.2933 or  Village Events website.  Flyer

 

5/6/2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Yorktown Art Stroll

Sunday, September 24, 2017 (11:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Freight Shed, 331 Water Street, Yorktown VA 23690 (map)

Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown Freight Shed and merchants will be filled with paintings and hand crafted artwork by some of the region’s most talented artists.  Visit and talk with the artists’ or sit and watch as they demonstrate their work.  Free.  yorktownartsfoundation@gmail.com   757.369.1108

9/24/2017 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Yorktown Wine Festival

Saturday, October 7, 2017 (12:00 - 6:00 PM)

Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street, Yorktown, VA  (map)

Sample wines from premiere wineries throughout the Commonwealth. Wineries, live music, great food from local restaurants and artisans.  Rain or Shine. Riverwalk Landing. Admission is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. . For details 757.877.2933 or Village Events Website

10/7/2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Yorktown Day

Thursday, October 19, 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center, 1000 Colonial Parkway, Yorktown, VA 23690 (map)

Ceremonies, a parade, fifes and drums performances, and special programs commemorate the 236th anniversary of America’s momentous Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. Yorktown Battlefield. Free. 757.898.2410

10/19/2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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